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Top Ten of 2018

10 films

Re-posting this a year later after some slight re-structuring. Replaced FIRST MAN with ANNIHILATION, and shifted the order of the…

  • The Irishman
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Transit
  • Uncut Gems
  • A Hidden Life

Top Ten of 2019

10 films

  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Castle in the Sky
  • The Wind Rises

Studio Ghibli Ranked Best to Worst

22 films

Finally got around to seeing OCEAN WAVES, and thus my journey through Ghibli is complete - until 2020 when Miyazaki…

  • Dunkirk
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Phantom Thread
  • Lady Bird
  • The Post

Top Ten of 2017

10 films

Waited until I saw a few more limited releases to create this list. I'm very curious to see what I'll…

  • Silence
  • La La Land
  • Notes on Blindness
  • Certain Women
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

Top Ten of 2016

10 films

Just a quick and necessary re-ordering as things have changed in the year since I made this list. Took out…

  • The Tree of Life
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Hud
  • 21 Up
  • American Graffiti

The Films That Have Meant the Most to Me During My College Years

11 films

Two universities. Six degree changes. Two feature-film projects. Eleven festival rejections. Thirty-seven hundred cups of coffee (roughly). Freshman fifteen. Sophomore…